Letters to the Editor

Congress must answer for Trumpnapping

December 06, 2018 at 3:00 am

We ask your readers to contact their members of Congress with this message:What are you doing about the 2,324 teenagers who were Trumpnapped (kidnapping for political purposes) from their parents and some held at least six months in the Tor...

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New bill would be a positive step on climate change

December 06, 2018 at 3:00 am

A recent UN report (source: Seattle Times, Oct. 9) stated that if earth’s overall temperature rises another half-degree Celsius, millions are headed to major disasters. Sorry to be a prophet of doom, but catastrophes such as recently in Cal...

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Multilingual ballots let more citizens be informed voters

November 29, 2018 at 3:00 am

A recent letter to the editor questioned why election ballots are printed in languages other than English, and speculated that these non-English ballots encourage voting by non-citizens. Both of these issues are very easy to resolve.Ballots...

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Pete Doumit was an example for us all

November 29, 2018 at 3:00 am

On Nov. 16, my son Jason and I attended Coach Pete Doumit’s funeral services, along with 800 others. That figure should tell everyone who didn’t have the honor of knowing Coach what kind of man he was. If every community had a Pete Doumit, ...

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Why print ballots in other languages?

November 15, 2018 at 3:00 am

I have wondered why our ballots are available in different languages? One requirement for voting is to be a U.S. citizen, and one requirement for citizenship is to be able to read, write and speak English (form N-400). It seems to me that p...

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Americans have a right to fly the flag

November 08, 2018 at 3:00 am

I moved from the country to town and moved into some apartments. For about two months I have been here. I have put up a couple of things and I was told to take them down. I took them down. The last thing I put up was a United States flag. T...

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Carter works hard for Grant County

November 01, 2018 at 3:00 am

As election season is here, I want to say thank you to Cindy Carter and urge you to cast your vote for her. Cindy has faithfully served Grant County and will continue to do so. I have the pleasure of knowing Cindy through farming, 4H, the G...

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Enough is enough

November 01, 2018 at 3:00 am

Today I went out to pick up my mail and was astonished to find a flyer from the group “Enough is Enough PAC” against Matt Manweller. It’s deeply troubling. Where have we gone in politics that we don’t even allow accused people to be conside...

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Brewer, Paris bring experience to the PUD

November 01, 2018 at 3:00 am

The Grant County PUD needs experienced commissioners. Looming at the PUD are replacement of a complicated (and vital) energy sales contract, new infrastructure to meet growing power demands, and the resolve and creativity to finally finish ...

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Housing Authority has options available for the homeless

November 01, 2018 at 3:00 am

I would like to make a correction to the Oct. 25, 2018 article “In the crosshairs: ML Council discusses homelessness.”This article states that there is no homeless shelter in Moses Lake. This is untrue. For nearly nine years, the Housing Au...

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